Robotman

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Robotman
Microman character
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Takara Robotman toy box
Information
Species Robot
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Microman
Alternate mode

Tank and 2 vehicles

Robotman is a heroic Fictional character from the Microman series introduced in 1987.

Microman

In Microman fiction Robotman was a robot vehicle created by the Micromen for their human friend to join them on adventures. He was later rebuilt into Robotman II and Robotman God Fighter.

Instructions for Robotman included illustrations on how to combine it with various other Microman vehicles and characters, including Escargo, Formula Z, Mad Acroyear, Micro Robot and Road Station.

Development

The Robotman toy was designed by Iwakichi Ogawa.

Robotman was released by Takara in 1975.

Takara reissued Robotman in 2001.

In 2018 several parts for Robotman were released on Shapeways by Mathew Robert Ignash.

Reception

Toys

  • Takara Microman Robotman (1975)
A new mold by Takara.
This toy was released as Biotron and remolded/recolored into Robotman II, Robotman Godfighter, Mechadon, Phobos, Space Frog and Cosmo-Bot.
  • Takara Microman Robotman 2 (1978)
A remold and recolor of Robotman with new accessories.
  • Takara Microman Robotman God Fighter (1980)
A remold and recolor of Robotman with new accessories.
  • Takara Microman Robotman (2001)
A reissue of Robotman by Takara.
  • Takara Microman Crystal Mode Robotman (2001)
A reissue of Robotman by Takara in translucent plastic. A Hyper Hobby Magazine as a mail-away premium
  • Takara Microman SAS Robotman (2002)
A reissue of Robotman by Takara in black. A 2002 Tokyo Super Festival exclusive.

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